Re: lame hack to get dhcpcd and friends working...
> From: "Daniel Pittman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > i'm using dhcpcd, so i don't know whether there is something analogous
> > > i can do.
> > There didn't seem to be, the last time I checked. Which is one of the
> > reasons that I changed over to the dhclient package.
> hmmm, may be i should have a look at that ;-)
> > > that aside, the fact that users need to customize their systems for
> > > something so basic via writing their own shell scripts (so everyone
> > > has a different implementation) isn't a very good situation, imo.
> > Well, I could see some advantages in there being a standard shell-script
> > provided that did relevant things when the address of the machine
> > changed. Maybe I should clean up my scripts and put them up somewhere...
> that would be appreciated. now if those scripts were to make it into
> a debian package...
I know *I'd* certainly appreciate seeing 'em. It's so annoying to watch
an ssh link politely remain "alive" (but useless) awaiting a link that can
never return because the DHCP lease died and I get reassigned.
* Heather Stern * star@ many places